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Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2019

So, you’ve heard actress Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones is coming to this year’s Comicpalooza, and you must be pretty excited! It is predicted to be one of the biggest must-see events, especially...

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2019

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy...

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2019

The esports community is about to get even bigger during this year’s Comicpalooza. ESPN will be coming to Houston to host its first annual Collegiate Esports Championship during the convention weekend. The...

Wilmer Valderrama

Valderrama, Cruz, added to Comipalooza lineup

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2019

The lineup for this year’s Comicpalooza is getting bigger with the addition of multi-talented actors Wilmer Valderrama and Wilson Cruz; both of which will be making their debut at the convention alongside...

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu features Ryan Reynolds as the voice of Pikachu, and Justice Smith as Tim Goodwin. The movie is set to premiere on May 10.

‘Detective Pikachu’ has potential to wow Pokémon fans, new and old

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2019

Don’t worry, this review is spoiler-free. From the TV show to the video games, to the toys from McDonalds and Burger King, who knew that after 20 years Pokémon would finally get a live-action movie....

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cosplayers with April at Comicpalooza 2018.

Volunteer today! Comicpalooza is still recruiting for big 3-day weekend

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2019

Are you in need of hands-on experience? Wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at a con? Maybe you also enjoy working with groups of people or even guests? Sign up to be a volunteer at Comicpalooza....

HCC Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado takes the stage during the 2019 State of the College at the Hilton-Americas Houston in Downtown.

State of the College brings goals for the future

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2019

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include...

NSLS Southeast Chapter Executive Board (from left, standing: Advisers Tina Williams and Dr. Johnella Bradford, Chapter President Fathy Elsayem, Co-Vice President Kristen Chersky; from left, sitting: SNT Coordinator Martha Molina, and Vice President Filipa Ivo.

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

The chapter has recently won a prestigious award for their recent success and their involvement in the community.
Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2019

When it’s Friday afternoon, it usually means “weekend, yay!”. However, the student members of the NSLS Southeast Chapter at HCC Eastside campus holds their meetings every Friday afternoon, and...

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

"Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story" debuted at SXSW as an exclusive showing, detailing Griffin's life since May of 2017.
Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2019

The phoenix rises once more. So what has Kathy Griffin been up to since her career crumbled in May 2017? The 58-year-old comedian funded her own comedy special, from the film crew to the posters,...

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor February 26, 2019

It was a full house at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus auditorium, as Dr. Anthony Harris recalled history on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Part of HCC’s Black...

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor February 14, 2019

Gamers, time to throw your wallet at Nintendo once again; as they have announced brand new games as well as upcoming titles coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year. Yoshiaki Koizumi, Deputy General...

Fluffy brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor February 6, 2019

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota...

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